Matxalen de Pedro, Goiatz Labandibar and Maialen Sarasua will develop their projects in art residencies in Wroclaw

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-05-06

The call launched last December by the Etxepare Basque Institute and the Donostia 2016 Foundation offered three Basque creators the opportunity to carry out their projects in an art residency this Summer in Wroclaw (Poland ). The call, aimed at promoting mobility, intercultural dialogue and collaboration was open to different artistic disciplines -performing arts, music, literature, visual arts, audiovisual-, as well as to multidisciplinary proposals, provided that they were related to the objectives of the European cultural capitals in 2016,  Wroclaw and Donostia

Aizpea Goenaga, director of the Etxepare Basque Institute and Iker Tolosa, a member of the cultural program of Donostia / San Sebastián 2016, have declared today that they are very satisfied by the success of the call –they have received 60 requests for projects of different disciplines, all of them outstanding – among which the three project chosen have standed out. They have also expressed their intention and hope to continue working along these lines.

The three projects that will be developed in the months of June-July in Wroclaw were presented by their own authors (all of them women) . Matxalen de Pedro will  immerse herself in  the Wroclaw cityscape with the intention of creating an audio-guide that will pick up the view of the city through the eyes of a foreign visitor, and later offer it to its inhabitants. Goiatz Labandibar will write twelve short stories based on twelve photographs by Polish and Basque female photographers: they are all pictures in black and white that feature women. Meanwhile, Maialen Sarasua will create a new bridge that will link the Wroclaw and Donostia on a documentary new project, When the night comes, the light of the street lamps lit in Wroclaw will be reflected in the waters of Urumea river ...

The call launched last December by the Etxepare Basque Institute and the Donostia 2016 Foundation offered three Basque creators the opportunity to carry out their projects in an art residency this Summer in Wroclaw (Poland ). The call, aimed at promoting mobility, intercultural dialogue and collaboration was open to different artistic disciplines -performing arts, music, literature, visual arts, audiovisual-, as well as to multidisciplinary proposals, provided that they were related to the objectives of the European cultural capitals in 2016,  Wroclaw and Donostia

Aizpea Goenaga, director of the Etxepare Basque Institute and Iker Tolosa, a member of the cultural program of Donostia / San Sebastián 2016, have declared today that they are very satisfied by the success of the call –they have received 60 requests for projects of different disciplines, all of them outstanding – among which the three project chosen have standed out. They have also expressed their intention and hope to continue working along these lines.

The three projects that will be developed in the months of June-July in Wroclaw were presented by their own authors (all of them women) . Matxalen de Pedro will  immerse herself in  the Wroclaw cityscape with the intention of creating an audio-guide that will pick up the view of the city through the eyes of a foreign visitor, and later offer it to its inhabitants. Goiatz Labandibar will write twelve short stories based on twelve photographs by Polish and Basque female photographers: they are all pictures in black and white that feature women. Meanwhile, Maialen Sarasua will create a new bridge that will link the Wroclaw and Donostia on a documentary new project, When the night comes, the light of the street lamps lit in Wroclaw will be reflected in the waters of Urumea river ...

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